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Two missing Indian clerics are safe, will be back in Delhi soon, says Sushma Swaraj

The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj On Sunday Said That She Just Spoke To Syed Nazim Ali Nizami In Karachi And Informed That They Are Safe And Will Be Back In Delhi On Monday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 19 Mar 2017, 10:31:50 AM
Sushma Swaraj (Image: PTI)

New Delhi:

The two missing clerics of Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, including the 80-year-old head priest Syed Asif Nizami, have been found in Pakistan.

The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that she just spoke to Syed Nazim Ali Nizami in Karachi and informed that they are safe and will be back in Delhi on Monday.

Earlier on Saturday, Pakistan conveyed to India that the two missing Indian clerics of Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah have been “traced and have reached Karachi.”

The confirmation came after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj spoke to Pakistan Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, regarding the case. Aziz is in London currently.

The two missing Indian clerics --  Syed Asif Nizami, the head priest (Sajjadanashin) of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, and and his nephew Nazim Nizami—reached Karachi on Saturday evening.

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First Published : 19 Mar 2017, 10:29:00 AM

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